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PTI
New Delhi, January 16, 2014
An informal group of ministers (GoM), headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, has approved incentives to the sugar industry for exports of up to 40 lakh tonnes of raw sugar for two years.


Ajay Modi
December 4, 2013
A delayed cane crushing season in Uttar Pradesh is hurting both the industry and farmers in the country's second-biggest sugar producing state. Successive state governments have largely ignored the economic rationale and steadily raised prices year after year.


PTI
New Delhi, November 28, 2013
Worried over farmer backlash over sugar mills not buying standing sugarcane crops, the Akhilesh Yadav government announced waiver of entry tax and purchase tax to soften the high procurement price.


Ajay Modi
November 25, 2013
The first meeting between the promoters of top Uttar Pradesh sugar companies and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday evening ended inconclusively.


Ajay Modi
November 6, 2013
Private mills have not yet started preparatory work to begin cane crushing operations in the state for the new sugar season that started October 1, as they want clarity from the government on cane prices before starting their factories.


Ajay Modi
July 5, 2013
Many sugar companies are in the red, with some seeking financial restructuring. The union govt has made an effort to restore the industry to health with partial decontrol of the highly regulated sector in April. However, the disconnect between sugarcane and sugar prices continues to weigh heavily on the sector.


PTI
Chennai, May 30, 2013
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has said there was no clarity over the continuance of the Centre's subsidy scheme in this matter beyond the financial year 2014-15.


PTI
New Delhi, May 8, 2013
The government has notified the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs' (CCEA) decision to remove two key controls on sugar sector.


Reuters
New Delhi, May 8, 2013
The ambitious bill, a priority for Congress President Sonia Gandhi, will raise India's annual food subsidy spending by 45 per cent. It promises wheat and rice at a fraction of the cost to some 810 million people.


PTI
New Delhi, May 7, 2013
On April 4, the CCEA had decided to decontrol the sugar sector by giving freedom to mills to sell sugar in the open market and removing their obligation to supply the sweetener at subsidised rates for ration shops.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, May 7, 2013
Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram held a meeting with Moody's representatives on Tuesday. Rating agencies hold such meetings with government officials to access the economic situation.


PTI
New Delhi, April 23, 2013
C Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, says the impact of the government's actions since September last year in the form of liberalising FDI norms and speedy project clearances would be visible in the current fiscal.


N. Madhavan
April 25, 2013
In a historic move, the Centre lifts some of the controls on the sugar industry. The states must now act.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, April 5, 2013
The move gives freedom to millers to sell in the open market by removing their obligation to supply the sweetener at subsidised rates. But it will also lead to government's annual sugar subsidy doubling to Rs 5,300 crore.


BT Online Bureau
April 5, 2013
The move gives freedom to millers to sell in the open market and removed their obligation to supply the sweetener at subsidised rates to ration shops. It will lead to government's annual sugar subsidy doubling to Rs 5,300 crore.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, April 4, 2013
A panel, headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C. Rangarajan, had suggested withdrawal of curbs on the sugar sector, allowing millers to sell the produce in the open market and sharing of revenue with cane growers.


Sunny Sen
April 11, 2013
Car market shrinks; Confusion reigns; Petrol cars lose market; Diesel prices rise; Higher excise hobbles SUVs; Hatchbacks hit a wall; and new capacity may lie idle.


N. Madhavan
February 26, 2013
Will the forthcoming budget set the Indian sugar industry free? Expectations are high but with sugar being a politically sensitive commodity, disappointment may be the order of the day.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, October 12, 2012
A panel, headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C. Rangarajan, has suggested withdrawal of curbs on sugar sector and also recommended scrapping of state-declared cane prices.


Sebastian P.T.
July 24, 2012
Perhaps a mix of both cash transfers and the traditional PDS would be the best solution. As Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh have shown, PDS is not beyond repair and can function efficiently if there is the will to make it work.


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